Online Reference Sources

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ArchiveGrid Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff.
[bundled as a part of the ODIN consortial statewide package] Contains detailed, archival collection descriptions written by archivists that are from more than 1,000 libraries, museums, and archives worldwide.

Consumer Health Complete Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[bundled as a part of the ODIN consortial statewide package] Is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Contemporary Authors Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[Olson Library's individual subscription] Offers access to current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 120,000 modern authors. Can search by author name, title of a work, subject/genre of a work, nationality of an author, date and place of an author's birth, honors or awards won, and more.

Dissertations & Theses @ Minot State University Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[Paid for by fees assessed MSU graduate students who upload their theses to this product.] Searches only MSU theses. Coverage begins in 2017.

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[bundled as a part of the ODIN consortial statewide package] A comprehensive reference product which includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, a World Atlas, and a Compare Countries tool.

Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[Olson Library's individual one-time purchase] Is a multi-volume reference which covers the foundation knowledge in the field of Behavioral Neuroscience.

Homeland Security Digital Library Collection Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[free with the STEM program of the Office of Naval Research] Composed of the full text of homeland security related documents collected from sources including federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies.

ipasource Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[Music Division's subscription] (varying dates) Is the web's largest library of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts. Includes over 12,420 titles.

Literature Resource Center Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[bundled as a part of the ODIN consortial statewide package] Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on many thousands of writers. Includes the resources Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Literature Criticism Online in its coverage

OAIster Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[bundled as a part of the ODIN consortial statewide package] [pronounced "oyster"] (Open Archives Initiative): Contains digital resources from open archive collections. Digital resources include digitized books and articles, born-digital texts, audio files, images, movies, and datasets. Collections include theses, technical reports, research papers, and image collections.

Points of View Reference Center Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[bundled as a part of the ODIN consortial statewide package] Covers many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[Olson Library's individual one-time purchase] Presents a comprehensive examination of qualitative methods as well as ready-to-use techniques, facts, and examples from the field of qualitative research.

Ulrich's Web Off-campus access is only available to MSU students, faculty, and staff. There is a measure of full text in this database.
[free from the ND State Library] Includes detailed information on more than 300,000 journals including peer-review status.